FREE MONEY: ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS IN EDO STATE PLUNDER STATE WEALTH IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL CHIEFS

Over the last decade, Nigeria’s fast-growing economy has been fueled by high prices in the mining, oil, and gas sectors. As these prices climbed, illegal activities, especially on gold mining, have been rapidly expanding into previously untapped parts of the country. Dangbala in Akoko Edo Local government Area in Edo State is now at the […]

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NIMET conducts virtual training on rainfall prediction for farmers in Plateau

By Blessing Odega The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has conducted a virtual training for 40 agricultural extension workers in Plateau, on rainfall prediction step down and its implications to farmers in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the training was conducted in collaboration with the Human Environmental Developmental Agenda (HEDA) and the […]

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COVID-19: Expert urges SMEs to embrace digital marketing

By Joy Odigie Mr Efe Igbinovia, a Digital Marketing Consultant, has called on operators of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to embrace digital marketing to get more patronage, following effects of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Igbinovia gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Wednesday. He said that […]

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COVID-19 effects threaten food security, increase vulnerability, women farmers raise alarm

COVID-19 effects threaten food security, increase vulnerability, women farmers raise alarm A Survey by Ibukun Emiola, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Mrs Motunrayo Ajagbe, 55, is a smallholder farmer in Ibadan. She has a farm at Oluyole Local Government Area. She and members of her family depend on the sale of the farm produce for […]

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COVID-19: Group donates improved sorghum seed to 20,000 female farmers in Kano, Katsina

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Adefunke Desh Nigeria Ltd., in partnership with 2-Scale Programme on Tuesday started the distribution of improved white sorghum seed to female farmers in Nasarawan-Kuki, Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State. The Programme Manager of 2-Scale Programme, Olisa Maxwell, said the distribution was aimed at supporting over 20,000 female farmers with […]

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POST- COVID- 19: ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACTION PLAN: MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF PROJECT

POST- COVID- 19: ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACTION PLAN: MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF PROJECT 4th June, 2020 Highlights The team lead by the project manager monitoring and evaluation the ongoing green house project which is inline with proposals created specifically for the post-COVID-19 stimulus. It covers two timescales: short-term needs to deliver as many jobs, income, and […]

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Cassava: IITA trains 659 spray service providers in 4 states

By Bukola AdewumiThe International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) said it had trained 659 service providers on cassava weed control to tackle child labour.Mr Alfred Dixon, Project Leader for the Cassava Weed Management Project, made this known on Saturday in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja.Dixon said that weeds were […]

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